AIA: John Lewis Elementary
“Makes the Grade”

Perkins Eastman's ultra-sustainable elementary school named one of AIA's top four in the nation

With students starting their first days of school across the country, The American Institute of Architects (AIA) highlights John Lewis Elementary School, designed by Perkins Eastman DC, as one of four exemplary school sustainability projects—all Education Facility Design Award recipients—that “make the grade.” Designed to be the first school to achieve Net Zero Energy, LEED Platinum, and WELL certification in the District of Columbia, John Lewis Elementary School is a high-performing, 21st-century learning environment that is firmly rooted in design principles that focus on civic presence, community connectivity, and enhanced student experience. Learn more:

John Lewis Elementary School in Washington, DC

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